Knit Cuddlebunny Blanket
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Knit Cuddlebunny Blanket

Knit a soft, cuddly blanket for the little one in your life. Also makes a great present for a baby shower.
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Knitting needles: US 5 (3.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Yarn Needle
 

Project Instructions

Finished Measurements
Approximately 30" x 30" 

Supplies
Loops & Threads™ Bunny Tail™ 3 ounces/85 grams in #4 Light Blue (MC) – 4 balls and #1 White (CC) – 2 balls
Knitting needles: US 5 (3.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Yarn needle

Gauge
5 sts & 7 rows = 4" in Garter st (knit every row).  Be sure to check your gauge! 

Blanket
Sewn Bind-Off: Cut yarn leaving a tail at least 3 times as long as the edge that will be bound off. Thread tail through yarn needle and bind off as follows: * insert yarn needle from right to left through the first 2 sts on knitting needle, go back through the first st from left to right, pull the yarn through and slip the first st off the knitting needle. Rep from * until 1 st remains, pull yarn through to fasten off.
 

With MC, cast on 36 sts using the backwards-loop method, working only with strand between pom-poms.

Knit 6 rows with MC, * knit 2 rows with CC, knit 2 rows with MC; rep from * until piece measures 27" from beg, ending with 2 rows of CC. Knit 6 more rows with MC.

Bind off using sewn bind-off. 

Border
With MC and RS facing, pick up and knit one st for each row along side edge of blanket. Work in Garter st for 4 rows. Bind off using sewn bind-off. Rep on other side of blanket. 

Finishing
Weave in ends.   

Abbreviations beg – beginning
CC – contrast color
MC – main color
mm – millimeter
rep – repeat
st(s) – stitch(es)
* – rep instructions after asterisk as specified

Tips

Refer to photo for project details.